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15 Poets quizzes and 150 Poets trivia questions.
1.
  Life and Works of the Kobzar - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is the first quiz on FunTrivia focusing on the life and career of Taras Shevchenko, the national bard of Ukraine, widely known as "Kobzar", after the title of his first poetry collection. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Oct 18 22
Average
DeepHistory gold member
Oct 18 22
72 plays
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  Poets for All Seasons Poets for All Seasons editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Let ten well-known poets and paintings that go with their poems take you through the seasons. Have a happy year!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jun 26 17
Average
nannywoo gold member
Jun 26 17
643 plays
3.
  Tales of the Grand Tour 3 top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron, took a Grand Tour from 1809-11 that noticeably broke from tradition. The war on the Continent meant that the usual stops had to be avoided. See if you can identify the stops on his tour based on the sights he viewed.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 08 19
Average
ponycargirl editor
Oct 08 19
270 plays
4.
  Poets Laureate of the United Kingdom great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you put these ten Poets Laureate in the correct order, from the first to hold the post to the most recent?
Easier, 10 Qns, rossian, Mar 08 16
Easier
rossian editor
Mar 08 16
688 plays
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  Poet's Corner popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Poet's Corner in London's Westminster Abbey is the final resting place for some of England's greatest poets, novelists, playwrights, musicians and actors. I will give you a description of an individual buried there; you name them.
Average, 10 Qns, fdgla, Nov 27 12
Average
fdgla
4711 plays
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  The Fascinating Lives of Poets best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sometimes, fact is stranger than fiction, and just as interesting. Name the poet from the biographical clues given. Many clues contain allusions to the poets' works, so you need not be a biographer to play!
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Nov 11 09
Average
skylarb gold member
2204 plays
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  Gently Its Touch: Great Modern Poets great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I describe a famous, English-language poet published since 1900. You match the description to a name. These had a gentle, if radical touch. (Look for the hints if you are new to poetry).
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Aug 16 11
Average
Godwit
860 plays
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Long-cherished as a man "so giftedly bad that he backed unwittingly into genius", William McGonagall was so much more than just the world's worst poet.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Sep 04 08
Average
Snowman gold member
315 plays
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  US Poets Laureate great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here are ten famous American poets I hope you've read. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Mar 07 17
Average
shvdotr gold member
Mar 07 17
232 plays
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This quiz provides you with some biographical data and a few lines of verse, and all you have to do is identify the poet. All poets are from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries and are mainly of the Romantic movement.
Average, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Apr 10 07
Average
bracklaman
867 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Although born in Edinburgh, where he also died, McGonagall is, culturally, most strongly associated with which other Scottish city?

From Quiz "William McGonagall, "The World's Worst Poet""




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  Poets From Around The Globe popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
We have read their works, marveled at their talent and sighed at their exquisite verses. But how much do we know about them?
Average, 10 Qns, puklu, Mar 31 16
Average
puklu
Mar 31 16
258 plays
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  Name the Poet! - 10 questions - 4 mins
How extensive is your knowledge of poets? The aim of this quiz is easy. Just simply match the poet to their date and place of their birth. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, jess1506, Oct 29 16
Average
jess1506
Oct 29 16
261 plays
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  British World War I Poets - 10 questions - 7 mins
Many of World War I's finest poets died on the Western front. However, not all of them did. Can you identify how each of the following poets met their end? I have given you a tidbit of each poet's work to whet your appetite.
Difficult, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Jan 19 10
Difficult
alliefarrell
345 plays
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  Birthplaces of some Famous American Poets - 10 questions - 4 mins
Haven't you ever wondered where American poets such as Frost, Hughes, and Ezra Pound were born?
Average, 10 Qns, jaknife1200, Apr 10 07
Average
jaknife1200
516 plays
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  Wild Lives of Famous Poets - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here's a look at some French and German poets who lived hard and wild lives. This quiz will probably be difficult for most, but will (hopefully) be interesting and informative.
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Mar 22 10
Tough
robert362
492 plays
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